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Human Rights

Dignity and freedom for all.

U.N. Vote on Water, Sanitation Rights U.N. Vote on Water, Sanitation Rights
by Daniel Moss
The resolution to act on the world's "most violated human right."
A Village Called Versailles A Village Called Versailles
Video: In the wake of recovering from Hurricane Katrina, Vietnamese residents discover the power of community in fighting against a toxic landfill being built two miles from their village.
Rejecting Arizona: States Say No to Anti-Immigrant Bills Rejecting Arizona: States Say No to Anti-Immigrant Bills
by Suman Raghunathan
Despite the hype, states are finding lots of reasons not to follow in Arizona's footsteps.
At Last, a Human Right to Water At Last, a Human Right to Water
by Daniel Moss
Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer In Arizona, A Human Rights Summer
by Jordan Flaherty
Arizona's notorious immigration law is now in effect—but so are strategies for resistance.
The Right to Housing in Haiti The Right to Housing in Haiti
by Colette Lespinasse with Beverly Bell
With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
The Real Story of Racism at the USDA The Real Story of Racism at the USDA
by Chris Kromm
Years of discrimination from the USDA forced black farmers off their land.
People Without Homes, Homes Without People People Without Homes, Homes Without People
by Brooke Jarvis
In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
Hate Groups? Not in Our School Hate Groups? Not in Our School
When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
People We Love :: Myriam Merlet People We Love :: Myriam Merlet
by Ashlee Green
In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
The Better Angels of Our Nature The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety Esquivel
Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
By Any Means Necessary By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree Brown
Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement
by Kety Esquivel
Arizona's new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant.
This Time, Equal Rights for All This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara Knight
LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer
Home footage of Hurricane Katrina from 9th Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts goes beyond news coverage, revealing the voices that government kept silent.
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